Can women's soccer kick it up?

Breakers are already able to take advantage of World Cup momentum

Updated: July 25, 2011, 9:58 AM ET
By Scott Barboza | ESPNBoston.com

ALLSTON, Mass. -- It didn't sink in for Amy LePeilbet until she was taking a stroll in Boston Common last week.

"Someone stopped me and asked if I was on the Women's World Cup team," the 29-year-old U.S. National Team defender said following the Boston Breakers' 2-2 tie with the Western New York Flash on Sunday night at Harvard Stadium.

The three-year Breakers veteran admitted that being pointed out on the street as a professional athlete is new territory. But the United ...

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